— MIT President Sally Kornbluth
Sally Kornbluth is MIT's 18th president.
Since she joined MIT in January 2023, President Kornbluth has fostered bold thinking – from solutions to dramatically accelerate progress against climate change, to helping ensure the power of AI is harnessed for good, to forging daring new links between engineering and life science.
MIT has a distinctive recipe for impact: this community’s signature ability to foster the very best in fundamental research and harness it to confront society’s hardest problems. As humanity struggles with so many interlocking global crises, it has never needed the people of MIT more than it does now.
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Episode #6: Healing the ailing heart
Ellen Roche is an associate professor of mechanical engineering and the associate head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. Her research team…